Media Releases 

The latest CILEx media releases are placed here on the day they are released to the media. If you would like to be included on our release list, contact us today at

Older press relases from this year and previous years can be found in the media release archive:

  • CILEx will welcome Vicky Purtill as its new head of qualifications on 1 August. Vicky joins CILEx from the regulator, ILEX Professional Standards (IPS), where she was the practitioner authorisation and supervision manager.
  • The Master of the Rolls has approved changes to guidelines to allow Chartered Legal Executives with 8 years PQE to recover costs at Grade A rate.
  • CILEx has today announced that Mandie Lavin is to be appointed as their new Chief Executive. Miss Lavin will take over the post on 1 January 2015, upon the retirement of Diane Burleigh OBE at the end of 2014.
  • Frances Edwards is to become the 51st President of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) later today at a ceremony in Cardiff City Hall.
  • The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) launched its enquiry into the future of paralegals last night at an event held at DWF’s offices in London.

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